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Krauthammer: Trump Can, Should Stop Funds to Sanctuary Cities Krauthammer: Trump Can, Should Stop Funds to Sanctuary Cities
- November 18, 2016

Officials in New York , Los Angeles, and 10 other cities with lenient policies on illegal immigration have already pledged to fight Trump on the issue since he won the presidency. However, Chicago taxpayers can expect to pay a lot more for city services than the $50 million tax package aldermen just approved. Commuters will see 685 new parking meters throughout the city, with 460 meters expected in and around the Loop and an additional 225 in Chicago neighborhoods. (more...)
Mallika Sherawat: Bollywood actress 'tear-gassed and beaten during attack in Paris' Mallika Sherawat: Bollywood actress 'tear-gassed and beaten during attack in Paris'
- November 18, 2016

As per reports, the criminal investigation has been started and detectives are being carried out who all suggest a robbery attack from behind. "She and her boyfriend got out of their vehicle and they were entering the building but the doors took time to shut and had not shut when three masked men attacked them", said the friend. (more...)
Minnesota cop charged with manslaughter in Philando Castile case
- November 17, 2016

Mr Choi's office has said a key question in his review was determining whether Mr Yanez was justified in believing deadly force was necessary. In Minnesota, second-degree manslaughter, or involuntary manslaughter, carries a maximum prison sentence of 10 years. (more...)
More than 400 mn accounts exposed in attack on adult Web site
- November 16, 2016

Friend Finder was hacked previous year, resulting in a breach that affected 4 million accounts, with data including sexual preference and whether the user was looking for an extramarital affair. While the identity of the hackers is unclear, it would appear as if Friend Finder was extremely vulnerable to such an attack. According to LeakedSource, the FriendsFinder Network apparently stored its users' passwords in plain visible format or hashed them using the weak SHA1 algorithm. (more...)
Harry Potter wizarding spinoff movie celebrates European premiere
- November 16, 2016

As most of us probably already know, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is set in the United States in the 1920s, nearly 60 years before Harry Potter is even born. Your new heroes are Newt, sisters Porpentina "Tina" (Katherine Waterston) and Queenie Goldstein (Alison Sudol) and Jacob Kowalski ( Dan Fogler ). I'm contracted to a few more but they always contract you to more in case you're needed. (more...)
Demi Lovato takes new romance to social media Demi Lovato takes new romance to social media
- November 15, 2016

US Weekly noted that the two were out to watch the fight between Connor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez . Wilmer Valderrama came at a time when Demi Lovato was still recovering from her emotional issues. "They're both having fun with it and enjoying it for what it is". This is Lovato's first public relationship since her six-year relationship with Wilmer Valderrama (or should we call him Juan Gonzalez?) fizzled in June. (more...)
'Arrival' is an must-see for 2016 'Arrival' is an must-see for 2016
- November 14, 2016

Banks is given the task for trying to communicate with our alien visitors - no small feat seeing as these Heptapods are octopus kinda creatures that "speak" in booming resonance tones unlike anything on earth. While cooler heads usually prevail, Arrival does feature one suspicious military response akin to those seen in 1977's Close Encounters of the Third Kind and 1982's E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, says producer Shawn Levy. (more...)
Gurugram banks mobbed as ATMs go cash-dry Gurugram banks mobbed as ATMs go cash-dry
- November 13, 2016

Several people complained that most of the ATMs were not functioning properly in South Mumbai including, in areas of Lalbaugh, Worli, Kurla, Mahim, Parel and Dadar. "They were advised step up the supply of cash to the public", the statement said. The country's biggest bank State Bank of India saw almost Rs 40,000 cr deposited by the public in its branches in the first two days of the ongoing currency swap. (more...)
It's a baby girl for Rob K, Blac Chyna!
- November 13, 2016

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna shared the first photo of their newborn daughter Dream after she was born on November 10, 2016 around 12:18 p.m. Rob posted a video of Chyna and Dream asleep side by side, in which Chyna can be heard snoring. Blac Chyna acted as if she is already giving birth, with Rob Kardashian and Kris Jenner. (more...)
Trust the Force: Watch the New Rogue One Trailer Now Trust the Force: Watch the New Rogue One Trailer Now
- November 11, 2016

We got the final USA trailer last month, but now there's an worldwide trailer that gives even more information about how Jyn Erso and the rest of her team steal the plans for the Empire's super weapon. Yes, the one released a few weeks ago was supposed to be the "final" trailer for the movie everyone and their brother is waiting with baited breath for. (more...)
Katy Perry begs for Hillary in last-minute speech Katy Perry begs for Hillary in last-minute speech
- November 10, 2016

Speaking at a Clinton rally earlier in the night, Perry took to the stage to give a speech and said: "Tonight, my parents voted for Trump". She continues: 'But you know what? "We will still all be sitting at the same table for Thanksgiving", Perry said. (more...)
Rob Kardashian's snoring has been keeping Blac Chyna awake Rob Kardashian's snoring has been keeping Blac Chyna awake
- November 10, 2016

Chyna's mum Tokyo Toni also reportedly shared a photo of her flight details as she travelled to be with her daughter and new baby. She was sitting across the table from him rocking a brown long sleeved shirt and hat. He captioned the photo "We ready", along with some waving emojis and a couple of heart-eyes. Chyna had her baby bump on display in one picture as she faced the camera with an open mouth smile. (more...)
Dems and GOP keep close eye on hot secretary of state race Dems and GOP keep close eye on hot secretary of state race
- November 10, 2016

The candidates also disagreed on Measure 97, which would raise taxes on corporations' OR sales over $25 million. Oregon, a consistent Democratic stronghold, has not elected a Republican governor since 1982. She is Oregon's first female attorney general. The Republican was making his first run for public office. Brown endorsed Measure 97, which would have levied a 2.5 percent tax on certain corporations' OR sales exceeding $25 million. (more...)
James becomes NBA's No. 10 career scorer, Cavs edge 76ers
- November 09, 2016

Channing Frye's 3-pointer with 1:05 left gave the Cavaliers a 102-101 lead, however, and they were able to hold on. The 29-year-old Ilyasova provides the 76ers with some veteran stability, and he sees Embiid and forwards Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel and feels Philadelphia is close to turning the corner. (more...)
Marvel is back on top as 'Doctor Strange' dominates the box office
- November 08, 2016

Fall 2016 has been a disappointing few months for Hollywood when it comes to box office receipts, but this weekend finally brought some good news, which can be summed up in two words: "Dr". Director Scott Derrickson's mind-bending actioner made $85 million (£68.5 million) on its opening weekend in the USA, as well as another $118.7 million (£95 million) around the world. (more...)
Almandin caps return from two-year layoff with win in Melbourne Cup
- November 07, 2016

One of the first to congratulate McEvoy on the live television broadcast was last year's winning rider Michelle Payne who happens to be his sister-in-law. As Moreira angled Heartbreak City out off the bend and flew past Hartnell with 400m to run, it looked like a race-winning move. "This horse had a tendon and he was broken down, so I'm quite emotional about this one", he said, adding that trainer Robert Hickmott and the racing team "have done a fabulous job getting this horse back". (more...)
Gal Gadot Announces That She's Pregnant with Baby No. 2 Gal Gadot Announces That She's Pregnant with Baby No. 2
- November 07, 2016

Gal Gadot is a picture of elegance and might as she stops bullets with her bracelets in the new Wonder Woman trailer . Wonder Woman is now scheduled for release in June next year. As Diana steps in the human world, she is introduced to everyone as Steve's secretary, which clearly doesn't go down well with her. She is a skilled fighter, quick-witted, intelligent, and in every way just as agile and able as Wonder Woman . (more...)
Rami Malek to play Freddie Mercury in biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Rami Malek to play Freddie Mercury in biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
- November 06, 2016

Brian May and Roger Taylor , original members of " Queen ", will serve as the film's music producers. The project was revived again in December 2013 with English actor Ben Whishaw as Mercury and Dexter Fletcher directing, but this too fell apart due to creative issues. (more...)
Beyonce, baseball and Dolly _ key moments at the CMA Awards
- November 06, 2016

Morris, who moved the needle this year with her genre-bending album "Hero", is nominated for album, single, song, female vocalist and new artist of the year. How many awards show stages is Beyoncé going to crush this year? Maines has also been critical of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump. Kenny Chesney, who released a new album last week, earned the Pinnacle Award. (more...)
Beyonce makes surprise appearance at Country Music Awards Beyonce makes surprise appearance at Country Music Awards
- November 05, 2016

The artist's appearance at this country music awards ceremony failed to be a well-kept secret, with social media exploding in the days prior with strong chatter that Beyonce would be on hand. In advance of the broadcast, CMA removed a 5-second promotional clip from ABC.com and CMA's Facebook page. By all accounts, the performance was one of the highlights of the night; today, though, the CMA appears to have removed nearly every social media mention of the event from its accounts. (more...)
There Have Never Been More LGBT Characters on TV There Have Never Been More LGBT Characters on TV
- November 04, 2016

Last year, the group began tracking characters in first-run scripted series released by streaming networks Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. GLAAD recently shared a report that says there have never been more LGBTQ characters on television than we have now. (more...)
Republicans continuing to block Supreme Court picks would be hard Republicans continuing to block Supreme Court picks would be hard
- November 02, 2016

He cited the fact that a federal judgeship in eastern North Carolina has remained open 10 years, the longest period in history, at his behest. More important, he promised that he would oppose any candidate Hillary Clinton nominated to fill the vacancy created by Antonin Scalia's death "if Hillary Clinton becomes president, I am going to do everything I can do to make sure four years from now, we still got an opening on the Supreme Court". (more...)
The Great British Bake Off
- November 01, 2016

The competition so far has seen the contestants strive to avoid soggy bottoms, burnt buns and crumbling cakes in rounds which have taken in patisserie, desserts, pastry, botanical and Tudor themes. "In fact, I can't stop smiling". For the technical challenge the bakers were instructed to bake a Victoria sandwich cake filled with jam and buttercream but given no instructions, only ingredients and tins. (more...)
Conservative presidential candidate from Utah brings campaign to Colorado Conservative presidential candidate from Utah brings campaign to Colorado
- October 31, 2016

That's not likely to happen, of course - as this is written a national win by Hillary Clinton for president looks probable but not that sweeping. For those voters, a vote for McMullin is a refreshing way of participating in the election and taking a principled stand. (more...)
Israel recalls UNESCO envoy after Jerusalem vote Israel recalls UNESCO envoy after Jerusalem vote
- October 31, 2016

Israel and its allies were angered by the text only referring to the Old City by its Arab name. In addition, a group of USA senators and congressmen earlier in the week sent a letter initiated by led by Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. (more...)
DOCTOR STRANGE Brings Psychic Psychedelic Action DOCTOR STRANGE Brings Psychic Psychedelic Action
- October 31, 2016

He goes back and forth in doing the "Hamlet" rehearsals and " Doctor Strange " spontaneously. Both a 3-star version (Stephen Strange ) and a 5-star version ( Sorcerer Supreme ) will be earnable in the game. In fact, it looks like Marvel and Disney have played this one even safer than usual in terms of its script and storyline. For it takes its mystic subject matter and has seven shades of fun with it, resulting in some unbelievably eye-popping action sequences. (more...)
Durant calls season-opening loss 'a slap in the face'
- October 30, 2016

While the team never really recovered, albeit for a short run in the second, Green's intensity picked up as the game went on. In that context, what happened last night is genuinely weird. The Warriors' bench which was one of their strongest points of last season was outscored 54-16. Warriors: Durant has scored 20 or more points in 65 straight games. (more...)
"No appearance of braking" in deadly bus crash
- October 29, 2016

Investigators confer at the scene of a mass casualty bus crash on the westbound Interstate 10 freeway near Palm Springs, California, Oct. 23, 2016. "I said you've been through enough today". At night, he parked the tour bus on the street near his apartment. The Riverside County sheriff-coroner's office identified 12 of the 13 people killed. (more...)
Lady Gaga returns to NYC bar where she launched her career Lady Gaga returns to NYC bar where she launched her career
- October 28, 2016

The detail adds an entirely new personal dimension to Lady Gaga's survivor's anthem "Til It Happens to You", written for the campus sexual assault documentary The Hunting Ground . " Joanne " isn't going to yield multiple Top 10 singles, but it seems clear that isn't chief among Gaga's list of priorities (although the album itself is certain to land at the top). (more...)
Munster Honour Axel With Bonus Point Champions Cup Win
- October 27, 2016

Two days after attending Munster's emotionally charged victory over Glasgow , Tony Foley launched a campaign to encourage people to go to Mass and pray for deceased family and friends and his Dad if they so wish over the next eight Sundays, leading up to Christmas itself. (more...)